Dec 052014
 
New Release Review: City of Eternal Night by Kristen Painter

City of Eternal Night by Kristen Painter Book #2 in Crescent City Genres: Urban Fantasy Publication Date: December 2nd 2014 ARC Provided by Orbit and Netgalley Synopsis from Goodreads: Magic and mystery collide in this second installment of the new urban fantasy series by House of Comarre author Kristen Painter. Still coming to terms with their unexpected partnership, Augustine and Harlow have a tentative truce. With Harlow slowly working to accept being fae, Augustine still learning how to be Guardian, and feelings growing on both sides though, they do not have an easy road ahead. But when a young girl is stolen from [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on December 5, 2014 at 8:18 am
May 122014
 
Early Review: House of the Rising Sun by Kristen Painter

House of the Rising Sun by Kristen Painter Book #1 in Crescent City Genre: Urban Fantasy Publication Date: May 13th 2014 ARC Provided by Netgalley and Orbit   Synopsis from Goodreads: Augustine lives the perfect life in the Haven city of New Orleans. He rarely works a real job, spends most of his nights with a different human woman, and resides in a spectacular Garden District mansion paid for by retired movie star Olivia Goodwin, who has come to think of him as an adopted son, providing him room and board and whatever else he needs. But when Augustine returns home to [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on May 12, 2014 at 12:53 pm
Jul 092013
 
Early Review: Last Blood by Kristen Painter

Last Blood by Kristen Painter Book #5 in the House of Comarré series Genre: Urban Fantasy Publication Date: July 30th 2013 ARC Provided by Netgalley and Orbit Books Synopsis from Goodreads: In the final showdown between the forces of dark and light, Mal and Chrysabelle face not only Tatiana, but the ancient evil that now controls her: the Castus Sanguis. Chrysabelle gathers her friends and family around her, forming a plan to bring an end to the chaos surrounding them. But the Castus is the most powerful being they’ve ever come up against. Defeating such evil will require a great sacrifice from someone [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on July 9, 2013 at 4:20 pm
Oct 262012
 
ARC Review: Out for Blood by Kristen Painter

Out for Blood by Kristen Painter Book #4 in the House of the Comarré series Publication Date: 30 Oct 2012 ARC Provided by Netgalley and Orbit [box color=#FFFF99]After nearly dying at the hands of the Aurelian, Chrysabelle finds new determination to move beyond life as a comarré. That is until the Kubai Mata bring a new task to her doorstep: rescue the child Tatiana has kidnapped, or Mal becomes enemy number one.[/box] Christal’s Review – 4 Skulls – B+ OUT FOR BLOOD is the fourth book in the House of Comarré series and I really enjoyed it.  The pace was quicker, the POV [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on October 26, 2012 at 7:00 am
Sep 202012
 
Review: Flesh and Blood by Kristen Painter

Flesh and Blood by Kristen Painter Book borrowed from library [box color=#FFFF99]Synopsis from Goodreads: With the Ring of Sorrows still missing, and the covenant between othernaturals and mortals broken, Chrysabelle’s life outside the realm of vampire nobility is about to take another downhill slide. She’s vowed to help the outcast Malkolm find a way to lift his curse, but that means returning to the home city of the vampire who’s trying to kill her. The breaking of the covenant has also activated an ancient organization designed to protect mankind — the Kubai Mata. And when Kubai Mata Thomas Creek comes [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on September 20, 2012 at 6:45 am
Sep 192011
 
Review: Blood Rights by Kristen Painter

    I received this ARC from Netgalley, thank you to Orbit Publishing   [box type=”info”] The lacy gold mapped her entire body. A finely-wrought filigree of stars, vines, flowers, butterflies, ancient symbols and words ran from her feet, up her legs, over her narrow waist, spanned her chest and finished down her arms to the tips of her fingers. Born into a life of secrets and service, Chrysabelle’s body bears the telltale marks of a comarré—a special race of humans bred to feed vampire nobility. When her patron is murdered, she becomes the prime suspect, which sends her running [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on September 19, 2011 at 8:58 am
Aug 112011
 
Review: Dark Kiss of the Reaper by Kristen Painter

  This is a wonderfully sweet Paranormal Romance Novel. Grade:B+ Oh, and so you know, I bought Dark Kiss of the Reaper from Amazon for 2.99. What a steal!   [box type=”warning”] From Goodreads: He’ll steal her heart, then take her soul… The angel of death has a name: Azrael. He also has a purpose, to soothe the souls of the suffering into the peaceful passage of the after life. But in his twilight existence, Azrael has never know peace or pleasure… Until he meets Sara, the first mortal who can see him in his Reaper form. Charming and spirited [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on August 11, 2011 at 11:07 pm